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Scottish industrial emissions fell eight per cent in 2013

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New figures cite closure of coal fired Cockenzie Power Station for steep drop in greenhouse gas emissions last year

24 Oct 2014

Businesses and charities unite to launch The Big Energy Vision

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New nationwide campaign aims to highlight how energy-saving green technologies mean households can ‘use less, waste less and pay less'

23 Oct 2014

Big business and trade unions lead calls for bold EU climate change package

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CBI and European Trade Union Confederation both issue plea for governments to deliver ambitious emissions reduction goals

22 Oct 2014

Blue chips call for ambitious EU climate package, as concerns mount over lack of CCS support

Corporate giants demand emissions reduction target of at least 40 per cent, as leaked letter reveals UK concerns over lack of focus on carbon capture and storage

21 Oct 2014

Ex-Environment Agency head to lead industry-funded fracking task force

Lord Chris Smith appointed to lead two year study into 'good and bad' impacts of shale gas exploration

21 Oct 2014

Davey downplays supply fears after Didcot B Power Station blaze

Demand management initiatives likely to continue, as fire fuels energy supply fears

20 Oct 2014

Strada and Cafe Rouge owner embraces energy use slashing software

Tragus deploys iSee platform to curb energy demand across restaurant estate

17 Oct 2014

MSCI unveils fossil-fuel free indexes

Company says indexes excluding oil, gas, and coal reserves were launched in response to investor concerns over stranded assets

16 Oct 2014

Incentives help to nearly double recycling rates

Research from recycling rewards firm Greenredeem suggests incentives more effective at boosting recycling rates, compared with compulsory schemes

16 Oct 2014

Survey: Most businesses unprepared for environmental 'perfect storm'

IEMA launches campaign to increase environmental management skills in the workplace

15 Oct 2014

Reports: Mark Carney lends weight to carbon bubble theory

Governor of the Bank of England calls for long term thinking by investors and governments, warning 'vast majority of reserves are unburnable'

13 Oct 2014

John Kerry and Philip Hammond call for immediate climate action

UK Foreign Secretary delivers first speech on climate change, outlining threat to security and economic opportunity during Boston visit

10 Oct 2014

Lego ends Shell partnership following Greenpeace campaign

Toymaker will not renew current multimillion pound deal, that sees Shell-branded Lego sets sold at petrol stations, following a viral video against Arctic drilling by the green group

09 Oct 2014

Kingspan touts £5bn solar power savings for UK businesses

New study identifies potential for corporates to cut energy bills with solar PV

09 Oct 2014

Could the 2°C climate target be completely wrong?

The global warming goal that nearly 200 governments have agreed on should be ditched, say scientists writing in Nature

02 Oct 2014

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